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BC-SD--South Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, SD

April 1, 2019

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in South Dakota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org. Ivan Moreno is on the desk. This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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TOP STORY:

SPRING FLOODING

ST. LOUIS _ A wall of sandbags was all that protected scenic Clarksville, Missouri, from the surging Mississippi River on Monday as the spring flood closed roads, threatened homes and temporarily shut down a bridge connecting Missouri and Illinois. By Jim Salter. SENT: 560 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

KEYSTONE LIENS

RAPID CITY, S.D. _ Some landowners in southwestern South Dakota are steamed over liens hitting their property related to the Keystone XL crude-oil pipeline. Developer TransCanada hired a company to improve Meade County roads that would carry truck and equipment traffic during the construction phase, and a dispute between that company and a subcontractor led to the liens. UPCOMING: 350 words.

MIDWEST ECONOMY

OMAHA, Neb. _ A new report says a March survey of business supply managers is signaling solid economic growth over the next three to six months for nine Midwest and Plains states. The report issued Monday says the Mid-America Business Conditions Index hit its highest level since August, 58.2, compared with 57.9 in February. The January figure was 56.0. SENT: 310 words.

With:

MIDWEST ECONOMY-GLANCE

IN BRIEF:

SOUTH DAKOTA CROPS, POLYGAMOUS SECT-BURGLARY, TRIPLE FATAL

SPORTS:

BLAZERS-TIMBERWOLVES

The Portland Trail Blazers, trying to enhance their position for the Western Conference playoffs, visit the Minnesota Timberwolves after five straight games against Eastern Conference foes. By Tyler Mason. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m. EST.

IN BRIEF:

VIKINGS-JONES

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